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The young face of gambling

In this article we explore the approach charity Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) is taking to educate young people about how exposure to adverts and playing games can…

20 May 2019

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‘A third of people in debt worry about how it impacts their performance at work’

Helen Clarke, Partnership Manager at PayPlan, explains how debt can impact mental health and wellbeing, and how this can link to performance at work. For mental health awareness week, we’ve…

14 May 2019

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85% of PayPlan clients report being in debt impacted their mental health

For 2019 Mental Health Awareness Week, one of the UK’s largest providers of free debt advice, PayPlan, surveyed its clients to find out how being in debt has impacted their…

14 May 2019

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Money worries (and how to beat them)

In a three-year research project, Dr. Simon McNair at Leeds University Business School has worked with Citizens Advice in Leeds, and in Bradford to develop a freely-available advice booklet that…

13 May 2019

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Seeking debt advice improves mental wellbeing and reduces stress

In a recent PayPlan survey, 93% of clients reported that seeking debt advice improved their mental wellbeing and that they felt a reduction in their stress levels. Being in debt…

13 May 2019

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Working with clients dealing with both money and mental health problems

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, Rethink Mental Illness, part of Mental Health and Money Advice, give their top five key pieces of advice for debt advisers when…

13 May 2019

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Why more people should talk about debt

As part of 2019 mental health awareness week, we’re sharing stories of how different people found themselves in financial difficulty and the effect it has had on their lives. Christina…

13 May 2019

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Five steps to supporting self-employed clients with debt advice

With the number of self-employed individuals at record levels, Nick Payne, Insolvency Practitioner at free debt advice provider PayPlan, explains how self-employed clients need a tailored approach. The BBC has…

09 May 2019

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Commitment to improved fairness in debt collection

The publication of the Fairness Group Public Statement today is an important step for the debt advice sector and its work with the UK government. The Fairness Group is convened…

07 May 2019

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PayPlan delivers financial education to Highfields Primary Students

On 30th April, year six students from Highfields Independent School and Day Nursery in Newark visited free debt advice provider, PayPlan, for a lesson on personal finance. PayPlan’s debt advice…

01 May 2019

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